Nima Korpivaara
Nima Korpivaara

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Nima joined David Hirson & Partners, LLP in 2014. Nima handles all types of U.S. immigration, including complex matters associated with corporate business structure and EB-5 investor applications. Nima practices in the fields of corporate, investor (E-2 and EB-5) and family immigration law, representing large and small clients within a variety of industries. This includes temporary and short-term work visas, business visas, permanent residence (employment-based and family-based) and naturalization.

Nima is primarily an attorney for a dedicated EB-5 practice within the firm, which involves advising individual investors and corporate clients on the requirements and ramifications of the USCIS EB-5 program. Nima is a nationally recognized expert in the field of EB-5 law, advising numerous regional centers, developers, and project principles on program compliance.

Prior to joining David Hirson & Partners, LLP, Nima worked with David Hirson at a previous firm, where he worked in that firm’s EB-5 practice. Additionally, Nima worked in-house for a large information technology company, advising and processing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, including extraordinary ability and labor certification cases.

Representative Experience:
  • Developed Corporate Immigration Global Mobility Policy on behalf of a large Information Technology Company
  • Counseled numerous expatriate executives and their families regarding maintenance of Lawful Permanent Resident Status issues and filing of Naturalization petitions
  • Files Regional Center applications and individual Green Card applications for investors under the EB-5 Investor Visa category
  • EB-5 Verified by

Classes & Seminars

  • Panel Member on Advanced Topics, ILW all-day EB-5 seminar, New York December, 2013

Published Works

  • Author, “How to Become a Regional Center”, EB-5 Investor Magazine
  • Author, “Direct Investment Private equity Model”, EB-5 Investor Magazine
  • Co-author on numerous publications relating to EB-5 regulations and investments

Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member

Practice Areas

  • U.S. Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California